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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

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21Alignment of club approvals

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(1)Subsection (2) applies where an air weapon club—

(a)is approved as a rifle club under section 15 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (“the 1988 Act”), and

(b)makes an application for the grant or renewal of an approval under section 18(1) of this Act.

(2)Where this subsection applies, the club may request that the chief constable grant or renew its approval under section 18(1) of this Act for such shorter period than is provided for in section 20(1) of this Act as is appropriate to secure that it expires on the same day as the club’s approval under section 15 of the 1988 Act.

(3)Subsection (4) applies where a club—

(a)is an approved air weapon club, and

(b)makes an application for the grant or renewal of an approval as a rifle club under section 15 of the 1988 Act.

(4)Where this subsection applies, the club may make an application under section 18(1) of this Act for the club’s approval to be renewed as from the same day as that on which the club’s application for approval under section 15 of the 1988 Act is granted or renewed.

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